Mrs Hudson Goes To Ireland

Mrs Hudson Goes To Ireland

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Sherlock Holmes has been missing and presumed dead for some time, and his grief stricken landlady, Mrs Hudson, is anxious for a distraction. However, she is in for a culture shock when she travels to Ireland with her friend Kitty Melrose, to try and stop a forced marriage. What she finds is a countryside steeped in superstition and beliefs in the old ways, a place of fairy forts and holy wells, of changelings and banshees. A place moreover where an impoverished peasantry remains under the heel of oppressive English landlords, but not for much longer. Times at last are changing. A brutal murder followed by the arrest of someone Mrs Hudson is determined to prove innocent, leads her into mortal danger. At the same time, she is amused to find herself courted by an elderly widower with a roving eye...
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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 14mm | 313g
  • English
  • 1787056279
  • 9781787056275
  • 1,454,551

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Praise for Mrs Hudson Investigates: "I believe this is Susan Knight's first collection of stories about the investigative abilities of Sherlock Holmes's esteemed housekeeper, Mrs Martha Hudson. And a triumph it is too. The book contains seven tales, all told with great clarity and affection. Not all are full-blown investigations, but each has its place in helping us to understand the character -- and hitherto unrecognised talents -- of dear Mrs Hudson. Throughout the volume we have occasional glimpses of "the doctor" and "Mr H", but it is Mrs Hudson who rightly remains centre stage. This is an extremely humorous book that shines a light on the domestic arrangements at 221B which we rarely get the opportunity to read about. Let's hope the author has further stories planned." Sherlock Holmes Society of London
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